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The Blaisdell

Up to 250 guests
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The Blaisdell is a beautiful Georgian mansion wedding venue featured in the heart of Washburn-Fair Oaks Historic District in South Minneapolis. Recently renovated with tremendous care and vision, the pristine ballroom can accommodate up to 225 guests in total and can be customized to host both intimate and extravagant ceremonies and receptions. The parlor is perfect for smaller gatherings, and the luxury suite and billiard room is available for you to prepare for your big day in secluded peace and privacy. Simply put, The Blaisdell is a versatile space that exceeds expectations.

We invite you to envision, create and experience your dream wedding at The Blaisdell.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

25

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Historic Building
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Elopements

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
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    Sarah N. Married on 12/10/2022
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    Absolutely recommend this beautiful venue!

    My husband and I had our wedding at The Blaisdell in December 2022, and it was absolutely beautiful! When we first went to the venue for a tour, Janet was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, and did a great job of helping us envision our wedding in the space. We decided to book the venue immediately after our tour, and we are so glad we did! It has the bright, clean vibe that we were looking for, and was more affordable than comparable venues in the area. It鈥檚 also really customizable to make your dream wedding vision come to life!
    Working with Kaira on the details for our wedding was also great! She was very helpful and responsive. I came to the walkthrough that we did about a month before the wedding with a ton of questions, and she answered them all before I could even ask! It was such a smooth, easy process on our end. We also loved that security was included, so we didn鈥檛 have to worry about anything!
    The venue is so beautiful for a winter wedding, very cozy but still spacious. We took a lot of photos outside, and it looked so beautiful with a little bit of snow on the ground! We also loved the mural on the side of the building for photos.
    We had our ceremony and reception in the ballroom, and the room flip during cocktail hour was totally seamless. We had a bar on the main floor and on the second floor during our cocktail hour, which was so nice to have more space for our guests and shorter lines for them to get drinks.
    We got so many comments from our guests on what a beautiful venue it was, and we were very happy with our choice to get married at The Blaisdell! Thank you Kaira, Janet, and Blaisdell staff for everything!!
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    Sarah Married on 11/03/2018
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    Organized, Kind, and Helpful

    The Blaisdell was more than we could have imagined for our wedding. Recently renovated and constantly improving their features, the space was beyond gorgeous! The new LED lights in the ballroom made our ceremony and reception feel glamorous and distinct from one another. When we first toured the space, they made it so easy to reserve our space and provided a fantastic list of recommended vendors - many of whom we ended up hiring. Janet was fantastic in helping us get the venue booked and contracts complete. Kaira was amazing from that day forward. She accommodated our silly "can we come check such and such out" requests, took the time to get to know our parents and the wedding party, made sure every detail of our wedding was prepared, and was an absolute joy throughout all of it. The hugs were genuine as we said our thank you at the end of the night and wish we could get married again simply to use the space all over again. Even before we said "I do" we were recommending the venue and Kaira to others. Without a doubt...DO IT!
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2322 Blaisdell Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55404
651-428-5668
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